Guest Speaker: Takeshi Fujiwara, former Country Manager of Gambro Japan KK

Mar 19, 2014

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Takeshi Fujiwara visited Professor Jesper Edman's Japanese Business & Economy class on February 14 and talked to the students about his insights into corporate organisational change in Japan.

The former Country Manager of Gambro Japan, the Japanese subsidiary of Gambro, the Swedish medical technology company, gave a lecture on effective strategies for driving change in Japanese companies. Mr Fujiwara shared his experience of turning around Gambro Japan, a sleepy division of the dialysis specialist which was bought by Baxter, the American healthcare company, in September 2013. Mr Fujiwara described how he took Gambro Japan from being one of the lowest performing units of the firm to one of its most successful subsidiaries.